The cheapest times to fly from MOT to SYD are

  • January 29th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MOT to SYD is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $3250 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1141 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Minot, ND (MOT) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $1230 to $2254 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2761. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1582 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MOT to SYD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MOT to SYD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MOT to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MOT to SYD flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Minot. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MOT. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $184 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1515. Return trip prices are from the SYD to MOT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MOT to SYD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MOT to SYD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MOT to SYD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MOT > LAX > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1372
  • Average savings: $169 (10.97%)

See MOT to LAX flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (MOT > LAS > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1458
  • Average savings: $83 (5.36%)

See MOT to LAS flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (MOT > HNL > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1463
  • Average savings: $78 (5.03%)

See MOT to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MOT to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Avianca, Delta, Korean Air, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Minot International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8681 miles or 13971 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MOT to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MOT to SYD flight is about 16 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Minot, ND and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from MOT to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MOT
Origination airport name Minot International Airport
City Minot, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -101.3

Return Airport

Destination code SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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